how to pronounce задавить


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задавить is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of задавить in a speech by a native speaker of standard russian:

“… морально меня задавить чтобы я сама все …”

meanings of задавить


  1. To run over, to knock down.
  2. To crush (to death).
  3. To suppress, to crack down (on).
  4. To oppress, to exhaust.
  5. To strangle.

задавить frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word задавить occurs in russian on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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